Posts Tagged ‘Tips and Tricks’

Getting Free with GTD
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Getting Free with GTD

David Allen’s essay in the latest Productive Living newsletter explores getting free by naming what has your attention.

Have you done a Weekly Review lately?
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Have you done a Weekly Review lately?

Residue seems to have the habit of spontaneously showing up, but never going away, by itself. You have to work at keeping things streamlined and current. The mere passage of time can make meaningful things irrelevant. The Weekly Review is psychic spring cleaning.  – David Allen

New GTD Setup Guide for Outlook 2010
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New GTD Setup Guide for Outlook 2010

For those of you on Outlook 2010, we just released a new Setup Guide to assist you in creating a rock-solid GTD system in Outlook.

When to use GTD’s Two-Minute Rule
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When to use GTD’s Two-Minute Rule

Question: When I am processing my email inbox, when should I take the time to complete something? Only if it takes less than two minutes? David Allen: At any time you can decide to do something that takes more than two minutes–you’re just deciding that’s the work to do at that moment, vs. “processing” your […]

Upcoming GTD webinars: GTD in a Sales Role and Getting Started
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Upcoming GTD webinars: GTD in a Sales Role and Getting Started

We’re hosting two webinars this month on GTD Connect, our online learning center. GTD in a Sales Role – June 17 from 10am-11am Pacific Time Hear how two seasoned sales professionals apply GTD to managing opportunities, building relationships, and tracking tactical actions with clients. Getting Started with GTD – June 27 from 11am-12pm Pacific Time […]

Learn the art of mindmapping with David Allen
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Learn the art of mindmapping with David Allen

See how David Allen uses the creative brainstorming technique of mindmapping. Hear how he uses it to capture ideas, create “ideal scenes”, brainstorm projects, and more. When: Tuesday, May 17, 10am-11am Pacific Time Where: Webinar hosted by GTD Connect, our online learning center Who: Open to all GTD Connect members (monthly, annual, or two-week guest […]

Is your desk getting in your way?
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Is your desk getting in your way?

An obvious but rarely noticed tool may be my key to ultimate productivity.

What gets in the way of delegating?
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What gets in the way of delegating?

I was leading a GTD class recently, and one of the participants was asking me how to be better at delegating. In my experience, issues with delegation typically come down to some common factors: It’s not clear who should do it (i.e. unclear Areas of Focus) If the person delegating is not clear on their […]

Why "List" is a dirty word
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Why "List" is a dirty word

David Allen explores three reasons why “list” is often considered a dirty word, and three things you can do to change that for yourself.

GTD for Kids: Inbox Processing
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GTD for Kids: Inbox Processing

Processing an inbox with kids is vastly different from how we do it as adults.